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(Detailed version with session descriptions coming soon)

Westminster College
Symposium:  My Digital Life @ The Speed of Light
September 20-21, 2011
Sponsored by Barbara and Peter Gattermeir, Pursuant/Ketchum and the Churchill Institute at Westminster College

September 19 – November 12
Traveling Exhibit
The Navy Art of Thomas Hart Benton
10am - 4pm, National Churchill Museum

Monday, September 12
Symposium Film Series
Hackers (1995)
7pm, Coulter Science Center Lecture Hall

Thursday, September 15
Symposium Film Series – “WarGames” (1983)
7pm, Coulter Science Center Lecture Hall

Monday, September 19
Symposium Global Event
Sino-American Live Technology Meeting (in Fulton, MO and Beijing)
8pm, Coulter Science Center Lecture Hall
Hosted by Westminster College and Beijing Union University

Tuesday, September 20
Opening Keynote/Plenary Session 1
How the Internet Will Save the World: Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilizations
Dr. David Eagleman, Neuroscientist, Baylor University School of Medicine
9 – 10:15am, Champ Auditorium

Breakout Sessions I
10:30 - 11:30am, Wallace H. Coulter Science Center

E-government and Citizenship
Two past Members of Congress from the United States Association of Former Members of Congress (Washington, DC) (Coulter Science Lecture Hall) 

Electronic Waste - Technology in the Afterlife
William C. Froeschner, Recycler, Madison (CSC 138)

From Printing Press to Word Press:  How Information Access Shapes Democracy
Scott Lowe, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Westminster College (CSC 139)

Informatics in Healthcare and Life Sciences
Dr. Dong Xu, James C. Dowell Professor, Director, Digital Biology Laboratory, and Chair, Department of Computer Science at the University of Missouri-Columbia
Dr. Allan Zhang, Director, Westminster China and Department of Health Informatics, University of Missouri-Columbia (CSC 239)

Women and Careers in IT
Virginia Rowe-Pearson, Director of IT, Department of Mental Health, State of Missouri (CSC 204)

Newsy:  News Applications and Social Media
James Flink, Vice President of News Operations, (CSC 329)

One-on-one with David Eagleman
Dr. David Eagleman, Neuroscientist, Baylor University School of Medicine (CSC 345)

11:30am – 1:30pm, Mueller Leadership Hall

Plenary Session II
Cyborg Anthropology:  A Short Introduction
Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist
1:30 – 2:30pm, Champ Auditorium

Breakout Sessions II
2:45-3:45pm, Wallace H. Coulter Science Center

Assessing Cyber Supply Chain Security Vulnerabilities within the U.S. Critical Infrastructure
John Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group (CSC 345) 

The Internet and Human Trafficking
Dr. Donna M. Hughes, Professor and Eleanor M. and Oscar M. Carlson Endowed Chair, Women's Studies Program, University of Rhode Island (Coulter Science Lecture Hall)

Digital Campaigning:  Shaking Hands, Kissing Babies in Cyberspace
Paul Sloca, Press Secretary for United States Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, Missouri 9th District (CSC 139)

Technology in Politics and Lobbying
David Jackson, Lobbyist and Government Affairs Consultant, Pelopidas, LLC (CSC 204)

One-on-one with Amber Case
Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist (CSC 304)

Technology and Engaged Spirituality 
Reverend Terry Minchow-Proffitt, St. Louis, MO (CSC 138)

Projects for Peace and Clean Water in Nepalese Schools
Westminster College Students Sneha Bhandari, Pradipti Rajbhandari and Misty Todd (CSC 239) 

Wednesday, September 21
Plenary Session III
Digital Art
Professor Yuko Oda, New York Institute of Technology
9:30 - 10:30am, Champ Auditorium

Breakout Sessions III
10:45-11:45am, Wallace H. Coulter Science Center

IT and Manufacturing
David C. Everitt, President, Worldwide Agriculture and Turf Division, John Deere Company (CSC 239)

Enterprise 2.0:  Collaboration and Innovation in Organizational Context
COL Nate Allen, United States Army (CSC 304)

Technology and Education
Peter Jones, Elementary and Secondary Educator/Technology Business (CSC 345) 

Projecting the Environment:  Intelligence Community Priorities in a World of Fast Changing Technologies
John Anthony Jordan, Central Intelligence Agency Senior Intelligence Service Officer (Retired) (Coulter Science Center Lecture Hall) 

One-on-one with Yuko Oda
Professor Yuko Oda, New York Institute of Technology (CSC 139)

Media as an Information Source
Clyde Lear, Chairman, Learfield Communications, Inc. (CSC 329)

Mobile and Social: A Match Made in Cyberspace?
Derek Lawless, Android Development Lead, State Farm Insurance Corporate Headquarters (CSC 138)

11:30am - 1:30pm, Mueller Leadership Hall

Green Lecture
Global Leadership in a Changing Age
William Roedy, Former Chairman, MTV Europe
2pm, Champ Auditorium

Monday, September 26
Symposium Film Series
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
7pm, Coulter Science Center Lecture Hall

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